Definition of embolization in English:

embolization

Syllabification: em·bo·li·za·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌembəliˈzāSHən
 
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noun

Medicine
  • The artificial or natural formation or development of an embolus.
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    • The use of a peripherally inserted central catheter is occasionally complicated by intravascular fracture and central embolization of the catheter fragment.
    • Patients with menorrhagia or postmenopausal bleeding secondary to uterine myomas and without contraindications to angiography and embolization were considered for participation in the study.
    • Pre-operative angiography and embolisation was carried out.

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